Does the universe always manifest exactly what is requested? If not then how would one know if the universe was choosing something else? How do you know if the universe wants you to make another choice or maybe there is some event that needs to occur first?
I think the answer to this question depends on what you mean by "exactly."
Sometimes, what people want has very specific characteristics, i.e. "I want a red [your favorite brand] car with the following list of features."
Other times, what people want is less specific: "I want reliable transportation; I don't really care how that happens."
When you are less specific, I think you give the universe more possible ways to satisfy your request.
On the other hand, people can get really excited about having exactly what they want. This emotional energy can improve your ability to "attract" what it is that you want, provided you don't get too attached to the outcome. In other words, your happiness cannot depend on having what it is that you are attempting to manifest.
answered 01 Mar '10, 19:33
The universe interprets our emotions. It does not interpret physical things we wish to manifest.
When we have any desire, it is accompanied by certain emotions, and the universe manifests something that matches the "emotional essence" of that desire.
Like Vesuvius has rightly pointed out, the more specific we are about our desires, the more the universe will provide a close match to what we have asked for. This is because if we get more and more specific and focused on what we want, the "emotional essence" of what we want will actually be the thing itself. In that case, the universe will have to manifest an exact match.
Now, if we are not precise about what we want, let's say we desire a loving relationship. The universe will interpret the "emotional essense" of what we desire which is the feeling of loving someone and being loved back. Therefore, this could manifest in several ways, meeting someone and starting a romantic relationship, getting a pet or maybe even a new friendship.
My references to desires above apply to both wanted and unwanted things. Everything you give your attention to gets manifested, whether it is wanted or unwanted.
To explain what I mean, let's assume that you have a job that really frustrates you and as a result, the dominant emotions you experience on a daily basis is one of frustration. In this case, the universe will manifest something that is a match to the emotion of frustration within you. So, you might get stopped by the police or rendez-vous with stupid drivers for example as these are things that activate the emotion of frustration within you.
In all cases, and there are no exceptions, the universe always matches the "emotional essence" of our desires.
Not necessarily. See the following reasoning:
"Whenever you ask for something, there is always a “surface goal” as well as the inner experience beneath it that you really want. For example, if you ask for a man or a woman to come into your life for a new relationship, the relationship is the surface goal. But there’s an inner experience beneath it that’s more important to you. It might be feeling love, excitement, or companionship."
"Whenever you ask for something, it’s possible to achieve your surface goal and not get the inner experience beneath it that you really want." (I think the opposite is also true, in which case your request may not look as you asked for it at all)
"The surface goal is only a possible route to the inner experience you want. It may or may not actually produce it."
"It’s important to always ask for the surface goal and the inner experience you really want. That way you increase the odds you’ll create what you really want."
Source: The Invisible Path to Success
answered 03 Mar '10, 01:41
The universe is self existing. It does not rely on human beings to exist. The truth is just the opposite. Another truth involves emotion! Emotion is connected to every experience that life has to offer, making it the most powerful force in the universe! Control emotion and you will be able to control the universe!
answered 11 Jan '11, 18:35
Maybe the Universe knows what is best for us and sometimes that might mean death is best for us. Off with the old - on with the new! Who would not swap an old clapped out vehicle for a new Rolls Royce (or whatever your dream car is).
AND - if it is that easy to do, how come Jesus agonised (emotional) in the garden and prayed that 'this cup will pass' - and the Universe ignored him?!
BECAUSE - maybe the sacrifice of his life was a necessity for the glorious resurrection that followed. He showed us that we can trample the King of Terrors (death) beneath our feet.
Trust that the Universe/God/GA/All/Etc knows best when we are unable to manifest instant wealth, perfect partner, health recovery - do not feel you are a failure under any circumstances. Fear, apathy and a sense of inadequacy are three of the most potent weapons that the Darkness has in its arsenal.
answered 01 Mar '10, 22:11
Inactive User ♦♦
"Maybe the Universe knows what is best for us and sometimes that might mean death is best for us"
Lightbulb moment!! I hadn't even considered this. I have been doing everything to prevent it from happening - had never considered that is what the universe wants.
Wow. and thank you!
answered 08 May '12, 20:56
If you are seeing this message then the Inward Quest system has noticed that your web browser is behaving in an unusual way and is now blocking your active participation in this site for security reasons. As a result, among other things, you may find that you are unable to answer any questions or leave any comments. Unusual browser behavior is often caused by add-ons (ad-blocking, privacy etc) that interfere with the operation of our website. If you have installed these kinds of add-ons, we suggest you disable them for this website